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Baltic Defense & Security After Ukraine: New Challenges, New Threats

April 30, 2015 09:00 AM

To commemorate 25 years of Baltic independence, The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that, on April 30, it will organize a conference entitled, “Baltic Defense & Security After Ukraine:...


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Putin or Bust: Relations of Russian Cossacks With the Kremlin

June 1, 2015

Cossacks in St. Peterbsurg recently unveiled a bust of President Vladimir Putin in the guise of a Roman emperor (Gazeta.ru, May 17). The bust, made from synthetic materials, was originally designed to be two and half times larger...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Russia

Circassian Activists in Russia Become a Serious Force

June 1, 2015

The Russian government moved against Circassian activists in late May 2015, coinciding with events marking the 151st anniversary of the end of the Russian-Circassian war. The authorities targeted two well-known leaders of the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

Weakening Russia Curtails Population’s Access to Publicly Available Information

June 1, 2015

Russia’s deteriorating economic situation is exacerbating the various social problems in the country, and the authorities are apparently finding no other way to deal with such issues but to shut down all outlets for public...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Russia

Russia’s Chiefs of the Military Academy of the General Staff, 2007–2015: What They Tell Us About Russian Military Art (Part Two)

May 29, 2015

To read Part One, please click here. 

 

Since 2007, the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces has had four different heads, with unique military backgrounds. Part One (see EDM, May 22) of this...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Russia

Islam Is Seeking a Greater Role in Russia

May 29, 2015

Since the second half of the 18th century, when Catherine the Great realized that Russia would not be able to Christianize the Muslims in its conquered territories, the Russian government decided to give some autonomy to Muslims....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, North Caucasus , The Caucasus, Russia

China’s North Korea Policy: in The Footsteps of Russia?

May 29, 2015

Kim Jong Un ultimately turned down Russia’s invitation to attend the May 9 Victory Day celebrations in Moscow (NKNews, April 30). To the surprise of many, he missed the opportunity to make a diplomatic debut on the world stage....

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Russia, Far East/Siberia

The Taliban and Islamic State Haunt Tajikistan

May 28, 2015

The specter of a spill-over of violence from Afghanistan continues to haunt Tajikistan. According to the narrative being put forward by the Russian and Tajikistani governments, the Taliban is strengthening its position in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Afghanistan, Russia

Popular North Caucasian Islamic Preacher Turns Up in the Middle East and Joins Islamic State

May 28, 2015

One of the most “fashionable” Islamic preachers in the North Caucasus, Nadir Medetov, has unexpectedly surfaced in the ranks of the Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East after being put under house arrest by the Russian security...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Middle East, Syria

Moscow Restoring Soviet-Style Repression and Aggression

May 28, 2015

This week (May 26), Russia’s Ministry of Justice added the private charitable foundation Dynasty, which specializes in distributing grants and stipends to Russian scientists, to the register of organizations that the government...

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Moscow Plans to Increase Pressure on Ethnic Minority Languages

May 27, 2015

On May 19, President Vladimir Putin addressed a joint meeting of the Council for Interethnic Relations and the Council for Russian Language. “The preservation and development of the Russian language and all the languages of the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, North Caucasus Analysis, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, Middle Volga, Far East/Siberia

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Russia’s Hybrid War Against Poland

April 29, 2015 04:50 PM

In early April 2015, the Polish Internal Security Agency’s Governmental Computer Security Incident Response Team (also known as CERT—Computer Emergency Response Team), released its annual report on...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Info Warfare/Media, Europe, Poland, Central Europe, Russia
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Putin or Bust: Relations of Russian Cossacks With the Kremlin

June 1, 2015 03:02 PM

Cossacks in St. Peterbsurg recently unveiled a bust of President Vladimir Putin in the guise of a Roman emperor (Gazeta.ru, May 17). The bust, made from synthetic materials, was originally designed...


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Economics

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Potential Northeast Asian Economic Corridors: Differing Chinese and Russian Priorities

May 8, 2015 04:28 PM

Sitting at a strategic crossroads between Europe and East Asia, Mongolia and North Korea are potential economic corridors for the wider Eurasian landmass. However, the realization of such corridors...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Economics, Foreign Policy, China, Northeast Asia, Central Asia, Mongolia, Russia
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Foreign Policy

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Circassian Activists in Russia Become a Serious Force

June 1, 2015 03:00 PM

The Russian government moved against Circassian activists in late May 2015, coinciding with events marking the 151st anniversary of the end of the Russian-Circassian war. The authorities targeted two...


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Military/Security

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Russia’s Chiefs of the Military Academy of the General Staff, 2007–2015: What They Tell Us About Russian Military Art (Part Two)

May 29, 2015 03:23 PM

To read Part One, please click here. 

 

Since 2007, the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces has had four different heads, with unique military backgrounds. Part...


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Terrorism

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The Taliban and Islamic State Haunt Tajikistan

May 28, 2015 04:39 PM

The specter of a spill-over of violence from Afghanistan continues to haunt Tajikistan. According to the narrative being put forward by the Russian and Tajikistani governments, the Taliban is...


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Energy

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Gazprom Must Compromise on EU Charges, but Putin Cannot

April 27, 2015 04:32 PM

The European Commission delivered, on April 22, a “statement of objections” resulting from its probe launched back in September 2012, which amounts to charging Gazprom with abusing its dominant...


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